June 18, 2013 6:11 p.m.
In 2001, a Utah grocery store meat buyer discovered patrons were willing to buy 40-pound boxes of meat and package it themselves in exchange for a better price. more
Agreement ensures Regence members can continue to receive care at hospital
PeaceHealth and Regence have reached an agreement on a new two-year contract.
WASHINGTON — Is the era of ultra-low interest rates nearing an end?
ENNISKILLEN, Northern Ireland — Talks on a sweeping trade deal between the European Union and the United States, the world's two largest trading partners, are to get underway in Washington next month, President Barack Obama and top European Union officials said Monday.
Applied Motion Systems helps manufacturers improve the performance, reliability and operation of their production equipment. General manager Paul Johnson said his company specializes in upgrading the control and drive systems of machinery that require precise coordination of multiple motors. The company also develops complete specialty machines for niche applications. This often involves introducing new technology to companies big and small across industries such as paper, glass, aerospace, wood products and renewable energy.
A weekly list of business-related classes and events
Building permits more than $25,000 issued by Clark County's Department of Community Development.
The following have applied to the Washington state Liquor Control Board:
City, chamber look to join state's Main Street program
BATTLE GROUND — It may take more than a dash of fresh paint, a flower pot or two and a few park benches to revitalize Old Town Battle Ground.
White House chief economist makes case for connection
WASHINGTON -- It is exceedingly rare for a White House chief economist to give a speech on rock 'n' roll. But Alan Krueger did just that at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland. His talk there was a terrific window into how the music business explains the forces shaping our economic fortunes.
NEW YORK -- Weyerhaeuser, a U.S. real-estate investment trust that owns timberland, agreed to buy Longview Timber for $2.65 billion including debt from affiliates of Brookfield Asset Management, in the third-largest forestry acquisition in North America.
Washington's farmers are expected to see a larger winter wheat crop than officials had anticipated earlier this year.
Thomas Penfield Jackson, an outspoken federal judge who sent District of Columbia Mayor Marion Barry to prison for smoking crack cocaine and declared Microsoft a monopoly that needed to be broken apart, died June 15 at his home in Compton, Md. He was 76. He had cancer, his wife, Pat Jackson, said.
Workers at a Pacific Seafood processing plant near Astoria are racing to finish modifications on a borrowed plant following a devastating fire last week.
Understanding rules ensures you get what you pay for
Even with low interest rates that make buying a car more affordable, many consumers are leasing a new car or truck instead.
Sarah Kearney and Stephen Greenwood are typical of today's marrying couples, in Clark County and elsewhere.
How much are you paying for liquor in Clark County?
We'd like your help in sharing information with other Columbian readers. Help us fill out a chart with information about what the same brands cost after the June 1 privatization of liquor sales. Help us measure local shelf prices by telling us what you paid.